From the first farmers to the fall of Rome, from enormous empires to humble homes, this lavishly illustrated book is packed with fascinating facts about the ancient world. Follow the rise and fall of great civilizations across the globe and explore everyday life for ancient people. Find out how an Egyptian mummy was made, when the Great Wall of China was built and why Celtic warriors painted themselves blue.
All the Web sites are regularly reviewed and can be visited via links on the Usborne Quicklinks Web site. A selection of free pictures from this book is also available in Usborne Quicklinks.
Please note that you do not need a computer to use this book. It works on its own as an outstanding reference book without using the internet at all.
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